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Host a fun Olympics Party or Sports Themed Party and turn all your guests into medal winners!
Don't just limit this party to Olympic years...it can be a fun party theme at any time!
Easy Party Invitations
Make a card with the Olympic rings emblem on itMake an invitation that looks like an medal, with the party details on the back of the medalAnything sports themed
Cool Party Decorations
These fun and easy ideas will help shape your party and set the mood!Anything sports themedOld sports uniformsBanners with the Olympic rings emblemPennantsPosters of sports heroesHang flags from other countriesInclude the Rocky theme song and the Olympic theme song on your music track
Favorite Sports Party Games
While your are waiting for everyone to arrive...Have large inflatable balls, sports balls and Hula Hoops that kids can play withTeam Spirit - Divide into teams, and have each team come up with a name, mascot and team cheerHula Hoop ContestObstacle CourseHigh Jump - have players jump over an obstacleScooter Pull Relay - have players lie on the stomachs on a flat cart and pull themselves to a finish lineEgg and Spoon Relay - have players test their balance by racing to a finish line while balancing an egg on a spoon!Balancing Race - have players race to a finish line with a book balanced on their heads. If it falls off, they must return to the starting lineHand Push - Easy to set up and play anywhere. Have two players stand facing each other with their toes touching and their palms together at shoulder height. On "go", have each play push the other's hands until one of them has to take a step back or lose their balance. The player who forces his opponent backward is the winner. Have everyone team up to play, and then have the winners play each other, etc. until you get to an ultimate champion. Arm Lock Wrestle - You've seen this one. Have players sit on the floor, back to back with their legs spread and arms locked at the elbows. On "go", each player tries to pull the other over to his side so that his arm or shoulder touches the floor.Sports Charades - Play a regular game of charades, but instead have everyone do a sports motion, such as swinging a bat, shooting a basketball, etc.Target Games - Play some fun target games such as trying to throw a rubber band over a broom handle or dowel, or trying to toss playing cards into a bucket.Glow in the Dark Olympics Party - This would be a great idea for older kids at a sleepover!Relays and Races - See our page of Relays and Races for more ideas!Movies - For a sleepover Olympics party, watch the movie Cool Runnings.
Olympic Party Birthday Cake Ideas
Cake with the Olympics rings drawn on itServe cake with a sports drink!For the winter olympics, make a hockey theme cake!Pick your favorite sport and create a cake, like with this soccer cakeCreate a cake to look like a jersey
Easy Party Favors
Medals (if you have a big budget, buy real medals and have the back engraved with “John’s Birthday Party”, etc. on the back of each).BallsSports Cards
Other Olympic Party and Sports Party Ideas you may be interested in...
Field Day PartySoccer PartyCapture the Flag Party
Kid Party Ideas
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